Dr. Paul Nugent, MD

Dr. Paul Nugent, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Paul Nugent, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fresno, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, pain medicine, and more.

8405 N Fresno St Ste 110

Fresno, CA 93720

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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No malpractice claims found for California
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Nugent's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nugent treats Low Back Pain more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Nugent treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Degenerative Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nugent treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Nugent treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nugent treats Back Pain more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Nugent treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Nugent's conditions and procedures:

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Sprain
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Nugent specializes in the management of spine and orthopedic injuries. He has been in practice in Fresno since 1991, and established the Spine & Orthopaedic Medical Center in 1998. The facility became Joint Commission Accredited in 2002. Dr. Nuge...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy

Board Certifications

Education

2014
University Of California At Berkeley
1992
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1991
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Sepulveda Veteran's Admin/UCLA Prog
Fellowship Hospital
1985
UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1983
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1979
University Of California At Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
1977
Fresno City College
Undergraduate School
2014
1992
1991
1987
1985
1983
1979
1977

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Delta Health System
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Health Net
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Large Group HMO
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Humana
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